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Yang Weng

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Asst Professor
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5706
Biography

Yang Weng is an assistant professor at the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering of Arizona State University. Weng's research interests include power systems, machine learning, demand response, data analytics, cyber-physical systems and convex optimization.

He received his doctorate in electrical and computer engineering (ECE) from Carnegie Mellon University, where he also obtained his master's degree in machine learning from the School of Computer Science. Before joining ASU, Yang was a TomKat postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University, where he is one of the leaders in a Department of Energy (DOE) sponsored project on visualization and machine learning for distribution systems with deep renewable penetration. Yang was the Best Paper Award winner of the 2012 International Conference on Smart Grid Communication. In 2013, his paper was ranked first at the same conference. In 2014, his paper was among the Best Papers at the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting. In 2016, his paper won the Best of Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Probabilistic Methods Applied to Power Systems. His work was also recognized by an ABB fellowship from the industry.

Education
  • Ph.D. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
  • M.S. Machine Learning, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University 
Research Interests

Interdisciplinary research of Power Systems, Smart Grid, and Machine Learning. He is also interested in Cyber-Physical Systems, Convex Optimization, and Distributed Algorithms. The goal is to understand the link between physics and data.

Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 598Special Topics
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 579Power Transmission/Distributn
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 202Circuits I
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
EEE 202Circuits I
EEE 492Honors Directed Study
EEE 493Honors Thesis
EEE 499Individualized Instruction
EEE 590Reading and Conference
EEE 592Research
EEE 595Continuing Registration
EEE 599Thesis
EEE 690Reading and Conference
EEE 790Reading and Conference
EEE 792Research
EEE 795Continuing Registration
EEE 799Dissertation